Excellent skinny alternative, my husband was skeptical and even he said it but was good, Pingback: Cooking Roundup: "Ethnic" Cuisine - Mrs. Picky. Exactly what I need as we break into 2017. Thanks for the recipe!

I tried this recipe on IP. I used the slow cook option on my Instant Pot.

I make a quadruple batch (no chicken) and freeze in quart-sized mason jars for busy nights.
The flavor is rich and delicious. Yay thanks this is one of my favorite Indian dishes! Remove from the heat. I discovered your site looking for this recipe, then the next night made another one of your recipes. For those that had a bitter taste and needed to remove or reduce the turmeric, do some test runs of some small recipe with another brand or kind of turmeric. Lots of yummy love,Alex aka Ma, What's For Dinnerwww.mawhats4dinner.com. I made this evening and found it to be sour tasting. Very sad it didnt work out. I just made this. Slow Cooker Vegan Chana Masala. January 4, 2017. . But I am an Indian and I know how important tadka is for our dishes. Can you make that healthy Gina? I have already made this. I'm so excited to try this healthy version at home! Goodness.

Seriously I feel like we all break out the crock pots and slow cookers when the winter months hit! Infinion, great advice and very true. Delish! I thought I had made it before and loved it but now I’m confused, different recipe, look at the instant pot recipe, Delicious and super filling! Once all of the chicken was browned I placed it in the crock pot with all the other ingredients with a cup of water and let it cook all day. Transfer cooked masala to slow cooker. I have never eaten Indian in my life, but I really wanted to try this. 6) I undersalted during cooking and added Maldon sea salt to each serving. I'll have to give it a try. Loved it! This one was awesome as well – I took an idea from the Instant Pot Tikka recipe by adding cauliflower and peas. This is awesome! Very yummy — loved the flavors, though I thought there was too much sauce compared to chicken. OMG strugled for years to get the perfect Marsala chicken and I just pulled it of.. Great recipe Tina thanks so much it is delicious. I didn't have any tumeric, so I didn't have to worry about that. You are seriously AMAZING. Top with 2⁄3 cup chicken, 1⁄4 cup shredded cheese, and 1⁄4 cup shredded lettuce. Seriously? It was nice and thick and didn't curdle. Like you would do sour cream to beef stroganoff. I think that this extra step is really required to make your chana masala wonderful. First I want to say it was incredibly tasty. If you can part ways with the thickness normally provided by heavy cream, then this version will not disappoint. If using, add the spinach for the last 20 minutes of cooking. Saw this on FB and it looks fantastic! I served it over rice as pictured. Yum! can't wait to try this out on the weekend! That recipe was just a little higher in fat. It’s super easy to put together, it’s a hearty vegetarian option, and it’s good for me and my holiday-overindulged family. I love it because you can adjust the time you want it to cook, and it automatically turns to warm when it’s done. I will be making this again and again. , oh my gosh YUM! Thank you for helping us keep our meals so delicious AND healthy! I have the 6 Quart Hamilton Beach Set ‘n Forget Programmable Slow Cooker (affil link). It’s 2017.

Both my husband and I love chicken tikka masala, and this slimmed-down version sounds delicious. I love chicken thighs because they are just so flavourful. Have you looked at this one? I added the tomatoes and the milk and then turned off the heat. The spices don't seem to be merging with the sauce well and it's not coming out as a nice, smooth tikka masala sauce. Loved it! I did not have Greek yoghurt but Mountain High non-fat vanilla..so I substituted. I'd like to make it again, but the clumpy yogurt wasn't nice! The flavors are complex, rich, and powerful. But this slow cooker chana masala is a little different that way. This looks unreal! Pinning to try it! Heat oil in a large heavy skillet over medium heat. This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. Required fields are marked *, By submitting this comment you agree to share your name, email address, website and IP address with SkinnyTaste. The recipe is part of the "slow" section of the book and was a good guide for using my slow cooker. hmm that’s strange..it cooked well for me in the IP the last time I tried it. I made this tonight for me & my hubby & we loved it!! If you're having trouble, go to the store or online and buy high quality spices, try out a few, and only buy the kind you like, even if that means making an amazon order for just spices. This was my first Skinnytaste recipe, I loved it! until warm. Your email address will not be published. One of my favorite foods. Crowd pleaser. It curdled a but when I added it so I'm wondering if I did something wrong or if there is a way to add it where it won't curdle.

1. Thanks so much for all of the great ideas and yummy recipes! Do you think the heat did something to the dairy? We eat out at a local Indian place almost weekly and I'm happy that now maybe from time to time I can just make us a skinny meal at home! She’s so right about the leftovers being better as they age. Slow cooker Chana Masala – chickpeas cooked in the slow cooker with all the spices! Made this again with boneless skinless chicken thighs cut into chunks and simmered it longer, left out the turmeric and ate it with naan, I thought it was great. This was much better and my husband loved it, too . Also, I served it with steamed ginger cauliflower on the side and everyone at dinner suggested I just mix the cauliflower in next time. Skinnytaste > Slow Cooker Recipes. Have a great week ahead! A whole tbsp seems like a lot to me. What’s the recipe for the Naan bread please:). I grabbed a nonstick skillet, heated a bit of oil in it, and then added in the onion, garlic, pepper, and a squeeze of ginger paste.

there were small white specks thoughout. Put the crushed tomatoes in a bowl and added the spices. I tried this recipe last night and we loved it! October 16, 2020. I prefer the former, but Brandon leans toward the latter. The dish turned out with the perfect consistency, but aggressively seasoned vs what I'm used to.

1. I stopped at one so the little mouths at my table would still be happy. This was delicious! For the crushed tomatoes, do you add the juices in as well? Made this for the first time tonight and loved it! After the cook time was up, I added in a good squeeze of lemon juice, some salt and a bit of chopped fresh cilantro. If I made it again, I would substitute the yogurt with a light sour cream. I used my slow cooker to cook chickpeas from dry beforehand (I usually do this following Alton Brown’s instructions, on the high setting for 3 1/2 hours or so), but canned chickpeas will work nicely, too.Feel free to add more or less spice to suit your taste, especially if you know how you like chana masala or a similar dish to taste already. [you may add 1 tablespoon of water if you think spices will burn while the tomatoes are cooking]. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours or on low for 8 hours. I also added diced pepper and ended up adding more tomatoes to give it a richer texture as it did go quite runny and I didn't have anything on hand to thicken it up.
I served it with Gina's brown coconut and cilantro rice (but didn't put the dessicated coconut in) steamed spinach, and low fat raita. Skinny Tikki? I stirred the spices in, and allowed the mixture to cook and toast the seasoning for about two minutes, before I added the spiced onion-garlic mixture to my slow cooker, along with two cups of water, three cans of drained chickpeas, a can of diced tomatoes, and some tomato paste. flour to yogurt; add to pot and simmer on low for about 5 minutes until heated through.

This recipe falls right in line to what I’m used to from skinnytaste…. BTW – my 1.5 year old devoured it…. And these two dishes would work so well together!